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Posted: 08/01/05

DDS 200 - Architectural Fundamentals

 

Course Description

 Introduces architectural fundamental principles and practices associated with architecturual styles and drawing. Residential and commercial drawing practices will be covered. Topics include:  specifications and materials; architectural styles; construction methods; construction drawing practices, dimensioning and scales. 


 

Competency Areas

Hours

Introduction to Architectural Terms and Styles

Class

3

Specifications and Materials

D. Lab

 

Construction drawing techniques, scales, and practices     

P. Lab/O.B.I.

3

Dimensioning Architectural drawings

Credit

4


 

Prerequisite:

Program Admission

Corequisite:

     

 

Course Guide

 

Competency

After completing this section, the student will:

Hours

Class

D.Lab

P.Lab/

O.B.I.


 

 

 

 

Identifying Architectural Building Styles

7

0

0

 

Identify significant styles in residential and commercial buildings used in architecture today.

 

 

 

Identify Commercial and FHA specifications

3

0

0

 

Identify commercial CSI Format Specifications and FHA residential specifications

 

 

 

Materials

4

0

0

 

Identify how materials will be shown in architectural/construction drawings

 

 

 

Construction drawing

12

0

26

 

Layout basic construction drawings (site plans, floor plans, foundation plans, elevations, roof plans and sections) using standard practices, scales and techniques.

 

 

 

Architectural dimensioning

4

0

4

 

Properly use dimension techniques for floor plans and other types of construction drawing.

 

 

 

 

Suggested Resources

 

     Books and Materials:

Architecture Residential Drafting and Design  Clois Kicklighter  Goodheart-Willcox  Copyright 2004 (textbook, instructor manual, student workbook and power point lessons on CD available)